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interrupting

verb
present participle of interrupt

Synonyms of interrupting

to cause a disruption in a conversation or discussion
  • it's rude to interrupt when someone is making an important point

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“Interrupting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/interrupting. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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